Category Archives: Self Portrait: Art & Artists

 

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2017 Selfie with Chicago Public Art Plan

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events [DCASE] have designated 2017 the Chicago "Year of Public Art," with plans for special community projects, art festival, youth programs and much more.

One of the biggest highlights of the celebration of 2017 as the Year of Public Art [YOPA] in Chicago, is the unveiling...
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Selfie with Artist Muralist Hector Duarte

October 14, 2017.

At Artists's Home-Studio in Pilsen.

Hector Duarte is a well known artist muralist in Chicago and his native Michoacán, Mexico. He was born in 1952 in Caurio, Michoacán, Mexico. In 1977, he studied mural painting at the workshop of David Alfaro Siquieros, one of the giants of Mexican muralism. He...

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2017 Japanese Ink Art by Patricia Larkin Green

Proud owner of artwork by superbly talented artist Patricia Larkin Green. Ever since I saw the live demostration of her Sumi-E painting at Morton Arboretum, I have been in love with not only her art, but by the way she produces art. The swift, graceful strokes with which she paints is at once...

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Above image.. 2017 Daley Plaza / With Daniel Schulman [Visual Art Director, DCASE] and Mark Kelly [Commissioner DCASE] / Image Courtesy Nicole Beck

Lighter Moments at restaging of the 1967 Chicago Picasso dedication.

Everyone's Picasso - Celebrating 50 Years of Chicago Icon.

#Picassois50

Tuesday, August 8, 2017.

Location: Daley Plaza, Chicago.

For my main post "Everyone's Picasso".....

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Above image.. 2017 Daley Plaza /Alderman Vi Daley, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Director CSE Barb Guttmann, Jyoti Srivastava and Pamela Cullerton / Image Courtesy Margot McMahon.

Lighter Moments at restaging of the 1967 Chicago Picasso dedication.

Everyone's Picasso - Celebrating 50 Years of Chicago Icon.

#Picassois50

Tuesday, August 8, 2017.

Location: Daley Plaza, Chicago.

For my main post "Everyone's Picasso".....

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Sumi-E painting by Patricia Larkin Green

Location: Morton Arboretum

Date: Sunday, August 6, 2017.

Patricia Larkin Green is an active member of the Sumi-e Society of America and the International Chinese Calligraphy Art and Painting Society. She has been featured in numerous publications, including The Chicago Tribune, The Chicago Reader, Gapers Block, Hyperallergic and a Pioneer Press...
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